On July 1, a Bakersfield resident submitted a report to Identifying Violations Affecting Neighborhoods (IVAN) with concerns about a potential gas methane link near their home after everyone in the home began experiencing headaches, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, and memory problems.
In an effort to protect “human health and the environment,” state officials issued temporary recommendations this month for growers in California regulating a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos.
By BERENICE SANCHEZ/South Kern Sol
BAKERSFIELD–Community advocates and government agencies joined forces to launch the website that will allow community members and environmental advocates to report environmental and health hazards they see on May 1.
By FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol
ARVIN—Despite Kern County Board of Supervisors’ ordered of its closure, Community Recycling Center in Arvin remains open.